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Avoid potential investment mistakes
As an investor, you might think its easy to evaluate your investments performance. After all, the bigger the gain, the better, right? This statement is true enough, but as an investment strategy its incomplete and, if followed rigidly, it could lead you to make some mistakes that could hinder your progress toward your financial goals.
(AFX UK Focus) 2010-04-11 11:31 ANC's investment firm Chancellor House to sell Hitachi stake
JOHANNESBURG, April 11 (Reuters) - The ANC's investment firm Chancellor House is planning to sell its 25 percent stake in Hitachi Power, which won a contract to supply boilers to power utility Eskom's two new coal-fired power stations. "We are planning to exit within the next six weeks -- but no one must hold us to six weeks because you don't know what will happen in a commercial transaction ...
GCC countries offer Investment Projects Worth $2tr
GCC countries offer Investment Projects Worth $2tr
ANC's investment firm Chancellor House to sell Hitachi stake
The ANC's investment firm Chancellor House is planning to sell its 25 percent stake in Hitachi Power, which won a contract to supply boilers to power utility Eskom's two new coal-fired power stations.
Lloyds plans to enter investment banking biz: Report
LONDON: British banking major Lloyds Banking Group plans to enter into investment banking and brokerage business, says a media report. Lloyds Banking Group is secretly working on plans to expand further into investment banking ...
Malta's investment potential promoted in Abu Dhabi
Maltas potential as an investment destination was emphasised by Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and Finance Minister Tonio Fenech in their visit to the United Arab Emirates.
Lloyds to foray into investment banking: Report
London, Apr 11 (PTI) British banking major Lloyds Banking Group plans a foray into investment banking and brokerage business, says a media report.
CDC says Lions Park ideal investment for OFWs
Purchasing a house is more than just an investment for most people. It is also the fulfillment of a dream one of owning a home that can provide not just personal comfort but an array of choices for ones chosen lifestyle.
SCG has 5-year investment plan for eco-products
Siam Cement Group, the country's largest conglomerate, has drawn up a five-year investment and development plan for eco-products in an effort to assess development trends for such products.
Qld residents allegedly lose $2m in investment scheme
Police are urging members of the public to be wary of get rich quick schemes, after 52 people allegedly lost more than $2 million in an investment scheme.
Investment banking quarterly Q1 2010: Shift to emerging markets is here for good
In the first investment banking quarterly of 2010, FN takes a closer look at the UK Takeover Panel proposals to change rules governing mergers and acquisitions, the fundamentals driving investment banks to expand in emerging markets, and discusses the market impact of Greece's bond issues, while the legal analysis follows the trend of law firms building transatlantic teams to deal with an ...
Jobs Aren't Finite, But Investment Is
A new ''work-sharing'' proposal will make finding employment more--not less--difficult.
Brain drain, low investment hamper African science
Africa's contribution to the global body of scientific research is very small and does little to benefit its own populations, according to a report from Thomson Reuters released on Monday.
Brain drain, low investment hamper African science
Source: Reuters * African contribution to scientific research very small * Brain drain, lack of investment partly to blame By Kate Kelland LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) - Africa's contribution to the global ...
Gov't to release foreign investment guidelines
China has a robust investment environment and the government will issue new guidelines regarding foreign investment on April 14, said Zhang Xiaoqiang, vice minister of China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on April 10 at the 2010 Boao Forum for Asia. In 2009, amid the most severe global financial crisis since World War II, cross-border investment dipped 40 percent worldwide ...
Gold hits 4-month high on euro jump,investment demand
Spot gold prices rose to their highest in four months on a jump in the euro and investment demand.
Clean-Energy Investment Rose 31% to $27.3 Billion in First Qtr
April 12 (Bloomberg) -- Global investment in clean-energy production such as solar and wind-energy installations climbed 31 percent to $27.3 billion in the first quarter from the year- earlier period, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said today in a statement.
Equity One completes investment in Dutch firm
North Miami Beach-based Equity One, an owner of shopping centers, said Monday that it increased its investment interest in DIM Vastgoed, a Dutch investment fund.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs fell $.65 or .4 percent, to $178.47. Morgan Stanley rose $.04 or .1 percent, to $31.02.
Online payment platform Alipay gets 5 bln yuan investment for e-trading
Alipay Co. Ltd., China's biggest independent online payment platform, said Monday it will receive a 5 billion yuan (732 million U.S. dollars) investment over the next five years from its parent company, Alibaba Group, to develop its e-trading and faith evaluation systems. Besides upgrading risk control systems and its database, Alipay will use the money to develop a mobile payments system to ...
Macao to unveil trade, investment fair in October
The 15th Macao International Trade and Investment Fair (MIF) will be held on 21-24 in October this year, the government of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) announced on Monday. Being the largest annual trade and economic event, the Fair was co-organized by the SAR government's Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) and eleven chambers of commerce and trade promotion ...
Malta, Bahrain discuss investment guarantee agreement
Malta and Bahrain held talks today on economic cooperation and an investment guarantee agreement. The talks were held between Foreign Minister Tonio Borg and the Bahraini Minister of State of Foreign Affairs Nizar bin Sadeq Al Baharna in Bahrain.
BNY Mellon's Pershing Advisor Solutions Unit Enhances Consulting for Independent Registered Investment Advisors With ...
JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced today that it has expanded its suite of innovative practice management solutions for its independent registered investment advisor (RIA) customers with Healthcheck, a new tool to provide RIAs with an objective assessment of the operating health of their businesses.
SunTrust Review Options for Investment Business, May Sell Unit
April 12 (Bloomberg) -- SunTrust Banks Inc. said its reviewing strategic options for portions of its institutional investment management business. The company said its in discussions to possibly sell portions of its RidgeWorth Investments subsidiary.
Avoid potential investment mistakes
As an investor, you might think its easy to evaluate your investments performance. After all, the bigger the gain, the better, right? This statement is true enough, but as an investment strategy its incomplete and, if followed rigidly, it could lead you to make some mistakes that could hinder your progress toward your financial goals.
Group to recoup Banjaran investment in 8 years
SUNWAY International Hotels and Resorts expects to take eight years to recoup its RM60 million investment in The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. The wellness retreat, which opened in February, has 25 villas which will sell at an average room rate (ARR) of RM1,500 in the first year. "This is a wellness resort as opposed to resorts that focus on pampering. It is holistic in nature and offers weight ...
Midday Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are down at noon: Goldman Sachs fell $.19 or .1 percent, to $178.93. Morgan Stanley fell $.18 or .6 percent, to $30.80.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies were down at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs fell $1.28 or .7 percent, to $177.84. Morgan Stanley fell $.05 or .2 percent, to $30.93.
Firms plan to boost hiring, investment
Canadian businesses plan to boost hiring and investment in the coming 12 months as their sales increase, the Bank of Canada found in its latest survey
Chaparral Energy Inc. seals investment deal
Chaparral Energy Inc. on Monday closed a deal that will boost its capital expenditure budget by about 50 percent.Chaparral will receive about $345 million from the investment deal with private equity firm CCMP Capital Investors LLC, which now owns about 37 percent of the Oklahoma City-based independent oil and gas producer."Its a big stepping stone for the future, Chaparral CEO Mark Fischer ...
Goldman Names Ryan Asia Co-Head of Investment Bank (Update2)
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. appointed David Ryan as co-head of investment banking for Asia outside Japan, replacing Ravi Sinha , who is retiring as a partner after more than 20 years with the firm.
Tongjitang special committee to evaluate Hanmax Investment and Fosun Industrial buyout proposal
Tongjitang Chinese Medicines Company, a leading specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on the development, manufacturing, marketing and selling of modernized traditional Chinese medicine in China, today announced that it has established a special committee to evaluate the proposal presented on April 8, 2010 by Hanmax Investment Ltd. and Fosun Industrial Co., Ltd.
Venture investment rises in first quarter of 2010
Venture investment is on the way back with more than 700 deals completed in the first quarter of 2010--good news for start-ups and the economy as a whole.
Iraq: 20 investment permissions in Anbar
Iraq: 20 investment permissions in Anbar
Goldman Appoints Zannoni Chairman of Italian Investment Banking
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc. appointed Paolo Zannoni as chairman of its Italian investment banking business, according to an internal Goldman memo. Zannoni will keep responsibility for some of our most important client relationships in the region, according to the memo.
Foreign investment in Romania down
Direct foreign investment in Romania dropped sharply for the first two months of the year compared to 2009, the central bank reported Tuesday.
Early Glance: Investment Banks companies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of some top investment banks companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Goldman Sachs rose $.60 or .3 percent, to $178.44. Morgan Stanley fell $.22 or .7 percent, to $30.71.
Arbor Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition by Investment Group
RALEIGH, N.C., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Arbor Pharmaceuticals, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on pediatric medicine, announced today that an investment group led by Jason Wild of JW Asset Management, LLC and Edward Schutter has acquired the company.
Wal-Mart Says Foreign Investment Will Help Tame India Inflation
April 13 (Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , the worlds largest retailer, expects to reduce prices by at least 2 percent if India allows overseas investment in retail, helping the government tackle rising inflation.
Oracle boosts MySQL investment, targets Microsoft
In a bid to woo customers from rival Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp will boost investment in the widely used MySQL open-source database that it acquired with its January purchase of Sun Microsystems.
Buffett investment discussed
Warren Buffetts $5 billion investment in Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was partly a bet on the "integrity" of the Wall Street firm, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Director Ronald Olson said.
Daimler: Kuwait Investment Authority Stake Falls Below 5%
Daimler: Kuwait Investment Authority Stake Falls Below 5%
China plans to curb foreign investment in polluting sectors
China said Tuesday it planned to curb foreign investment in polluting sectors and instead direct it into high technology and new energy.
Final Glance: Investment Banks companies
Shares of some top investment banks companies were mixed at the close of trading: Goldman Sachs rose $1.41 or .8 percent, to $179.25.
Super vs Investment Property
If you are planning to invest, you may have asked yourself "Should I put the money into super, or am I better off buying an investment property?" Colonial First State weighs up the options.
Wal-Mart Says Foreign Investment Will Help Tame India Inflation
April 14 (Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , the worlds largest retailer, expects to reduce prices by at least 2 percent if India allows overseas investment in retail, helping the government tackle rising inflation.
Oracle boosts MySQL investment, targets Microsoft
BOSTON, US: In a bid to woo customers from rival Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp will boost investment in the widely used MySQL open-source database that it acquired with its January purchase of Sun Microsystems.
Foreign Investment in China Jumps in First Quarter (Update1)
April 14 (Bloomberg) -- Foreign direct investment in China, the worlds fastest-growing major economy, climbed 7.7 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier.
TN-based companies to share investment strategies
Senior executives of Tennessee-based publicly traded companies will share their investment strategies with analysts, fund managers and others during the inaugural INVEST Tennessee Equity Conference set for May 27 at the Nashville Convention Center.
Wal-Mart Says Foreign Investment Would Damp India Inflation
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the worlds largest retailer, said Indias inflation would slow by at least two percentage points should the government agree to allow an increase in foreign investment in retail.